Posted on Friday, 28th October 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m back with something special – Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Frosting.    I feel like it’s been months since I’ve been in the kitchen covered in flour with smears of chocolate on my face.  I hadn’t even had anything chocolate

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A photo of 3 Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Frosting topped with a Whopper on a white rectangular dish.
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Posted on Friday, 29th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

What do you make for dessert when your air conditioner is on the fritz in the middle of a heat wave? – A simple Italian dessert, Budino alla Vaniglia dressed up with a layer of Gelatina di Mirtilli (Blueberry Jelly)

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A photo of an Italian Dessert, Budino alla Vaniglia layered with Gelatina di Mirtilli (Blueberry Jelly) and topped with Salsa di Mirtilli (Blueberry Sauce) served on small white dessert dishes.
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Posted on Friday, 15th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

A few weeks ago I shared with you my Mom’s recipe for my absolute favourite Italian Cookie, Amaretti and I mentioned I would soon share another family favourite.  Here it is, thin crispy and oh so delicious – Pizzelle.  The

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A photo of traditional Italian Cookies, Pizzelle-Ferratelle {Italian Waffle Cookies} originally made in the Abruzzi region.
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Posted on Friday, 8th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I finally decided on Lemon Meringue Tarts for the holiday weekend I knew I would have to offer another choice because not everyone in my family is a fan of citrus desserts.  It didn’t take me too long to

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A photo of Italian Desserts, Tartellette al Cioccolato e Caramello (Chocolate-Caramel Tarts) presented on white doilies.
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Posted on Thursday, 7th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I can’t believe we’re already into July, summer seems to be moving along far too quickly. We enjoyed the Canada Day celebrations.  And on the 4th of July we also celebrated my son’s, Matthew, 18th birthday. For holiday weekends I

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A photo of Italian Pastries, Tartellette alla Crema di Limone e Meringa All'Italiana {Lemon Meringue Tarts}, one displayed on a mini, yellow cupcake stand atop a yellow napkin with a mini lemon meringue tart placed just in front on the yellow napkin.
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Time just flew by this week; I can’t believe it’s the weekend already.  I’ve been busy baking all week.  I had a little mishap in the kitchen on Monday; I burned my hand terribly when I was deep frying Cannoli

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A photo of three Italian Cakes, Charlotte con Mousse di Cioccolato Bianco e Lamponi on a white dish, displayed in a row one behind the other.
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Posted on Thursday, 2nd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

With the warm weather finally here all I can think about is summer entertaining and this simple Italian Dessert, Torta di Fragole e Crema Soffice di Yogurt is the perfect ending to a summer barbecue. Not only is it light

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A photo of Torta di Fragole e Crema Soffice di Yogurt (Yogurt Mousse Cakes with Strawberries) dessert garnished with a swirl of Sweetened Whipped Cream, fresh strawberries and a chocolate heart.
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Posted on Friday, 27th May 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

With my niece’s (Natalie) bridal shower fast approaching my sisters and I have been busy in and out of the kitchen preparing for the special day.  We want our dessert table to be filled not only with traditional Italian Cookies

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A photo of two Italian Desserts, Milk Chocolate Panna Cotta with Port Cherry Sauce served on pink dessert dishes.
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